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armed man

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a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)

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Most of these assassinations were carried out by anonymous gunmen, commonly described by security sources and government officials as terrorists or affiliates of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
The gunmen's departure, carried out within the agreement that is aimed at clearing al-Waer of gunmen and weapons, is being implemented under the patronage of the United Nations and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC).
The Afghan Intelligence -- National Directorate of security (NDS) Chief Rahmatullah Nabil said Mawlavi Mir Ahmad Gul was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Spina Wari area, Khaama press reported.
Police source told NINBA that gunmen attacked a police patrol in Dijail district, south of Tikrit.
SIDON, Lebanon: A Lebanese Army first sergeant and four gunmen were killed Sunday evening in attacks on two Army checkpoints in the southern city of Sidon, security sources told The Daily Star.
A government employee was shot dead by gunmen who opened fire on his car while driving in Doura district in the southern part of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, a police source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.
The gunmen opened fire on the agents, who shot back and killed five assailants, AP quoted the statement as saying.
GUNMEN attacked a camp for a construction company in rural northern Nigeria, killing a guard and kidnapping seven foreign workers from Britain, Greece, Italy and Lebanon, authorities said, in the biggest kidnapping yet in a region under attack by Islamic extremists.
Kano, Nigeria (AFP) -- Gunmen have killed at least four policemen in the last two days in attacks in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, which has been repeatedly hit by violence blamed on Islamists, authorities said.
Smiran Kaleka, the niece of one of the wounded men, said an unknown number of gunmen had walked into the kitchen of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek and opened fire.
ISRAEL yesterday launched air strikes on Gaza after gunmen killed seven Israelis in a series of attacks near the Egypt border.
JALALABAD, July 28, 2011 (Frontier Star): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a government official today (July 27) in Battikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, his relatives said Wednesday.
Summary: Fifteen gunmen accused of involvement in the assassination of an MP in the western Sudanese region of Darfur were killed in clashes with security forces on Saturday, a local police chief told AFP.
Summary: An armed clash Tuesday between Saudi security forces and al-Qaeda gunmen left two of the gunmen and a soldier dead
GUNMEN on motorbikes shot and injured four people in a shooting spree outside three pubs, police confirmed yesterday.